Turkey Barley Soup Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time55 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings16
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Meaty turkey carcass1 (1 Carcass From A 16-Pound Bird)
 Celery stalk9 , cut into 1/2-inch wide pieces
 Carrots1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into 1 inch wide pieces
 Onions2 Medium, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch thick rounds
 Garlic clove6 Large, peeled and chopped
 Parsnips1 Pound, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch thick rounds
 Dill2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
 Parsley1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Ground pepper1 Teaspoon
 Water10 Quart
 Barley1 Cup (16 tbs)


1) In a large stockpot, place together turkey carcass, vegetables, 1 cup dill, seasonings, and water.
2) Heat the turkey mixture to boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 3 hours.
3) Using a ladle skim the foam and discard, as it cooks.
4) Take the carcass out of the stockpot, and allow to cool and shred meat.
5) Return the meat to the stockpot; and add barley.
6) Simmer the meat mixture for 40 minutes.

7) Stir in the remaining dill and and serve hot, garnish with chopped parsley if desired.